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The following are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Township services: 
 

General
   General Questions
      - What are the business hours?
      - Where are Council meetings held?
 
Health Department
   Birth & Marriage Info
      - Where do I get a birth or marriage certificate?
 
   Trash & Recycling
      - What if my garbage wasn't collected?
      - When will my garbage be picked up?
 
Municipal Court
   Municipal Court
      - Where is the court session held?
 
Tax & Utility Collection
   Taxes
      - When are my taxes due?
 


General To Top
    General Questions
          What are the business hours?
 
Township Hours:

Regular office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
.
Extended hours from
8:30 am - 7:30 pm
on the second Tuesday of each month and  8:30 am - 1:00 pm on the Friday that follows the late Tuesday.

Holiday Schedule:
Township offices are closed on the following holidays:
     New Year's Day
     Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
     President's Day
     Good Friday
     Memorial Day
     Independence Day
     Labor Day
     Veterans Day
     Thanksgiving & the Friday after
     Christmas Day


          Where are Council meetings held?
Council meetings are held in the Court Room in the Municipal Building 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 7:00pm.


 
Health Department To Top
    Birth & Marriage Info
          Where do I get a birth or marriage certificate?

Vital Statistics & Records:
(Birth, Marriage, Civil Union, Domestic Partnership, Death)

Records can be obtained in person from our office or by mail. The event MUST have occured in Pequannock Township in order to obtain a record from the Towship.

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
(Excluding Holidays and the Second Tuesday & Friday of each month)

*Hours change for second Tuesday & Friday of each month*
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


To Request in Person: 
Certificate obtained same day (Typically about five minute wait)
-Identification is required (NO Exceptions)
*If requesting on behalf of a child, spouse, sibling or parent additional identification is required. You must prove relationship to the individual of record (birth certificate or marriage certificate along with driver's license or passport)
-$25.00 fee for first document; $5.00 for each additional certified copy of the same record.
-Completed application at Health Department


Request By Mail:

Certificates typically processed and mailed same day (Takes about 1 - 2 weeks)
Mail To:    Pequannock Township
                Attn: Health Department
                530 Newark Pompton Tpke.
                Pompton Plains, NJ  07444

-Identification is required (NO Exceptions)
*If requesting on behalf of a child, spouse, sibling or parent additional identification is required. You must prove relationship to the individual of record (birth certificate or marriage certificate along with driver's license or passport)
-$25.00 fee for first document; $5.00 for each additional certified copy of the same record.
-Completed online application (Click Here
-Returned, self addressed, stamped envelope



 
    Trash & Recycling
          What if my garbage wasn't collected?

If you did not receive scheduled collection services for:
*Please note, that with the change of haulers, collection routes may have changed. So, your pick up times may change within the day. Please have ALL items to the curb BEFORE 6 a.m. on collection day. Thank you.

Solid Waste Collection - Gaeta Inc.
  (973) 278-6625, Ext. 34


Commingled Plastics, Bottle & CansMorris County MUA
(973) 659-3490


Grass, Leaves and BrushBlue Diamond Disposal
  (973)-598-9800

IF collection problems continue to occur call the Pequannock Township Health Department 
(
973) 835-5700 x127 or x128


          When will my garbage be picked up?

Garbage collection is provided twice a week, Tuesday and Friday.  Recycling Collection is provided once a week, Monday.  ALL RECYCLABLE MATERIAL must be removed from garbage prior to collection. Garbage collection will not occur on New Year's Day, Memorial day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day but will occur on the day after the holiday. All garbage shall be placed in a suitable watertight container within five feet of the street in front of your premises. Containers shall not be placed out prior to 6:00 P.M. on the evening before collection and must be removed no later than 6:00 P.M. on the day of collection. Residents may place out for collection up to three thirty-gallon containers (or their equivalent) for each collection day.



 
Municipal Court To Top
    Municipal Court
          Where is the court session held?
Court sessions are held at the Municipal Building, 530 Newark-Pompton Turnpike, 2nd Floor, Pompton Plains. Sessions are held every Monday morning at 11:00 a.m.


 
Tax & Utility Collection To Top
    Taxes
          When are my taxes due?

Taxes are quarterly, due November 1, February 1, May 1 and August 1.



 





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